Do you have to book for the Snowdon railway?
Book for our 9am departure and receive a great discount! Tickets are sold subject to availability and must be pre-booked in advance. The Early Bird departure is on the Traditional Diesel Service.
Can you walk up Snowdon and get the train down?
It is possible to walk up and get the train down. To do this you have to queue up at the top, the station master will fill any empty seats on a first come first served basis. There are usually between 2 and 6 splaces on each train.
Is the Snowdon train worth it?
IMO, yes it was worth it on the sunny day we went up on the train. From memory we took the first train about 9:00 and we had about 20 mins at the top before the return trip so that would leave you most of the day to do something else. Then you could drive over to Beaumaris for another view of Snowdon.
How long does it take to walk down Snowdon from Clogwyn?
2 answers. It really depends on the individuals fitness, and weather conditions. We advise people to allow 2.5 hours to walk up or down from the summit.
How much is the Ffestiniog railway?
|Teulu||Family (2 adults & 2 children)||£30.00|
|Plentyn||Children 3 years and over||£5.50|
|Children under 3||Free|
Are there toilets up Snowdon?
There is a growing problem of people using Snowdon as a giant public toilet, so make arrangements for a toilet stop before you head up the mountain! There are toilets in the Hafod Eryri summit building but the building is closed during winter months and in bad weather so cannot be relied upon.
Can a 5 year old climb Snowdon?
We have done this before ourselves, but wondered if anyone has taken their kids, and what paths are recommended. Their ages are 6 and 11; very active and fit kids. A. We’ve been up Snowdon with children as young as 1-year old (in a baby carrier) and have had them walking up from 4 / 5 or so, no problem.
How long is train journey up Snowdon?
approximately 2.5 hours
The journey duration is approximately 2.5 hours which includes a 30 minute stop at the summit.
How long is the Ffestiniog railway journey?
a 13½ mile
The Ffestiniog Railway is the oldest independent railway company in the world, established in 1832. The railway takes you on a 13½ mile journey from the harbour in Porthmadog to the slate-quarrying town of Blaenau Ffestiniog.
Is the Ffestiniog train running?
We have officially reopened here at the Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways and we are delighted to share with you our four new package experiences!
Is there a cafe half way up Snowdon?
If you’re walking up Snowdon along the Llanberis Path on a summer weekend you might be lucky enough to be able to grab a snack from the Halfway House cafe which you’ll find, unsurprisingly, half way up the path.
What is the easiest route to climb Snowdon?
Llanberis Path is the easiest and longest of the six main paths to the summit of Snowdon.
How fit do I need to be to walk up Snowdon?
Anyone who is reasonably fit with no health problems should be able to walk up and down Snowdon in under 8 hours. You shouldn’t need to ‘train’ specifically for the walk, but of course any extra uphill walking beforehand will help and the fitter you are then the more you’ll enjoy it!